Transportation Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist

Job Locations CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Chatham | CA-ON-North York | CA-ON-Hamilton | CA-ON-Kingston
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Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities?  Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? If you are looking to join a team of professionals with a culture built on developing their people and delivering high-quality work on important transportation projects, this opportunity is for you!


Your opportunity              

Dillon’s Transportation Technical Group is looking for a Transportation Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.


At Dillon, we operate as one team. We offer flexible work hours to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life. This position is available at our Chatham, London, Toronto, Hamilton or Kingston offices.


What your day will look like:


Design and Project Coordination

  • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports and studies to support the development of transportation engineering designs, including EA documentation
  • Design of transportation projects including:
    • Preliminary and Detailed Design
    • Engineering studies
    • Technical specifications
    • Design calculations
  • Transportation drafting using CADD software
  • Conduct site investigations and condition assessments
  • Complete review of safe work practices and perform risk assessments
  • preparation of contract documentation, including contract drawings, construction specifications, tender quantity and cost estimates, and working day estimates 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members including engineers, planners, environmental scientists, engineering technologists and administrative support staff

Business Development

  • Contribute to the preparation of estimates and project proposals
  • Contribute to the leadership and growth of the Transportation group
  • Contribute to the development of public and private sector client relationships and new business opportunities
  • Travel to client locations and/or other Dillon offices for the purposes of executing your responsibilities, internal client relationship development, project research and project delivery

Learning and Development

  • Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  • Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring
  • Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees


What you will need to succeed:

  • A degree in civil or transportation engineering or a diploma in civil engineering technology
  • Licensed to practice as an engineer-in-training in the province of Ontario, or eligible to be licensed within six months or registered as a civil engineering technologist in the province of Ontario or eligible to be registered within six months
  • 3-8 years of experience with exposure to consulting.


  • Knowledge of relevant municipal/provincial engineering standards and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of industry standards, specifications and good engineering practices
  • Understand project design and implementation activities, including development of design drawings and reports, contract document preparation, tendering and contract administration
  • Proficient in the use of current AutoCAD software; working knowledge of Civil 3D, Microstation, OpenRoads Designer or InRoads software will be considered an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization and interpersonal skills


Why choose Dillon

Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop. 


We live our core values:

  • Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;
  • Achievement: do the work to hit the target;
  • Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;
  • Creativity: discover new possibilities;
  • Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
  • Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.


In addition, we offer:

  • Employee share purchase plan
    • Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan
    • Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
  • Flexible work hours and remote working options
    • Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs.  We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible and remote work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
  • Learning and Development opportunities
    • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization.
    • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising  to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal, learning opportunities.
  • Focus on Innovation
    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
  • Wellness Subsidy
    • Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes  and dance classes.

About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With 25 offices and more than 1200 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.


Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 18 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.


Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences. 


Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business. 

Please connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process. We would love to hear from you!



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